404 – Byzantine Empress Eudoxia dies from a miscarriage during her seventh pregnancy.

1683 – Immigrant families establish Germantown, Pennsylvania in the first major immigration of German people to America.

1762 – During the Seven Years’ War, British capture Manila from Spain and become an occupying force.

1889 – American inventor Thomas Edison shows his first motion picture.

1903 – Australia’s High Court sits for the first time.

1908 – The Bosnian crisis erupts when Austria-Hungary formally annexes Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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